The Great Outdoors poster


It's vacation time for outdoorsy Chicago man Chet Ripley, along with his wife, Connie, and their two kids, Buck and Ben. But a serene weekend of fishing at a Wisconsin lakeside cabin gets crashed by Connie's obnoxious brother-in-law, Roman Craig, his wife, Kate, and the couple's two daughters. As th

MPAA Rating PG

Status Released

Release Date 1988-06-17

Runtime 91 minutes

Budget $24m

Revenue $43m


TMDB 6.5


jess_ica_9043 shared a tip "Watch this at least once a summer at the cottage #classic"

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nichole_carter shared a tip "One of my favorite movies when I was little. I love John Candy."

dakota_hardel shared a tip "Perfect movie to watch pre vacation"

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lance_bowers shared a tip "Big bear"

1985Inc shared a tip "Some serious belly laughs in this film!!! Underrated."

ann_whisenhunt shared a tip "OMGoodness, a great & funny summer movie."

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robin_duplessis shared a tip "I can't get enough of this movie. It is so fun. Even the racoons are funny."

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ana_ross shared a tip "Great Road Trip Movie!!"

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